Children use tissue paper, construction paper and a feather to make this paper plate pirate. After adding a googly eye and a feather eye patch, you have a cute pirate. If done in a classroom, these pirates look great on a large pirate ship on a bulletin board.

What you'll need:

  • Brown construction paper
  • Paper plate
  • Half a circle that has been traced from the paper plate
  • Feather
  • Large googly eye
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • Colorful tissue paper
  • Small ribbon
  • Small piece of black pipe cleaner
How to make your paper plate pirate craft:
  1. Trace the circle half onto the bottom of the brown paper and cut out.
  2. Glue the feather onto the top of the paper plate.
  3. Glue the google eye next to the feather and the brown half circle over the top half of the plate as shown.
  4. Bend the pipe cleaner to make a smile and glue on the bottom of the plate.
  5. Glue the tissue paper pieces onto the pirate hat.
  6. Tie the ribbon into a knot and glue to the side of the hat as shown.
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